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Cherry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

July is National Ice Cream Month and I'm joining some blogger friends for a virtual Ice Cream Social! I had a recipe chosen months ago but then the June/July issue of Taste of Home magazine came and the Cherry Ice Cream caught my eye. This is my first recipe that uses a cooked custard for the base and it comes together pretty easily. The thickened mixture is then put into a bowl and refrigerated overnight. Then you take the cold custard and add it to your ice cream maker. I have the KitchenAid attachment and after a brief panic of not being able to find the churner parts I had it set up and mixing. This recipe makes two quarts so you want to divide the custard into 2 batches. Cherries are added at the beginning of the churn and again at the end. This makes 2 quarts so I refrigerated the other half of the custard/cherry mixture while the first churned. In addition to the cherries called for in the recipe I added chocolate chunks during the last five minutes of processing. I always e
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